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ERIC Number: EJ584637
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
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Girls' Participation in Physics in Single Sex Classes in Mixed Schools in Relation to Confidence and Achievement.
Gillibrand, Eileen; Robinson, Peter; Brawn, Richard; Osborn, Albert
International Journal of Science Education, v21 n4 p349-62 Apr 1999
Reports the findings from a three-year longitudinal case study of two single-sex General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) physics classes in a mixed comprehensive school in England. Results indicate that girls who elected to study physics in single-sex classes gain confidence in the subject. This gain in confidence is associated with better achievement, which increases the likelihood of studying A-level physics. Contains 32 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)
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